Knicks Morning News (2014.12.21)

  • [New York Daily News] Lupica: It’s a Zensitive subject, but Phil is to blame here (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:31:55 GMT)

    The Knicks were ahead, 66-61, near the end of the third, with what seemed like one of their last best chances to get a game before 2015.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: No surgery is relief for Iman Shumpert (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:23:25 GMT)

    Iman Shumpert called it “music to my ears” that he didn’t need surgery on the dislocated left shoulder he suffered Dec. 12 in Boston.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks can’t stop losing, now lead NBA in losses (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:08:37 GMT)

    The Knicks still have not recorded a single home victory between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: For Knicks, ’tis the season for losing (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:58:06 GMT)

    Before the Knicks fell for the 14th time in 15 games, Derek Fisher insisted Saturday that “losing is really just information.”

  • [New York Daily News] Suns’ Goran Dragic open to playing with Knicks under Jackson (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:48:10 GMT)

    Phil Jackson is concerned that all the losing by the Knicks will drive off potential free agents this summer.

  • [New York Daily News] Lupica: It’s a Zensitive subject, but Phil is to blame here (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:31:55 GMT)

    The Knicks were ahead, 66-61, near the end of the third, with what seemed like one of their last best chances to get a game before 2015.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: No surgery is relief for Iman Shumpert (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:23:25 GMT)

    Iman Shumpert called it “music to my ears” that he didn’t need surgery on the dislocated left shoulder he suffered Dec. 12 in Boston.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks can’t stop losing, now lead NBA in losses (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:08:37 GMT)

    The Knicks still have not recorded a single home victory between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: For Knicks, ’tis the season for losing (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:58:06 GMT)

    Before the Knicks fell for the 14th time in 15 games, Derek Fisher insisted Saturday that “losing is really just information.”

  • [New York Daily News] Suns’ Goran Dragic open to playing with Knicks under Jackson (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:48:10 GMT)

    Phil Jackson is concerned that all the losing by the Knicks will drive off potential free agents this summer.

  • [New York Times] Paul, Griffin Lift Clippers Over Bucks 106-102 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:25:48 GMT)

    Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Suns 99, Knicks 90: Knicks’ Latest Major Loss: Faith in Themselves (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:19:12 GMT)

    The Knicks, with several injured players, lost to Phoenix for their seventh straight home defeat, despite Carmelo Anthony’s 25 points and 11 rebounds.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Rajon Rondo Debuts for Dallas Mavericks in Win Over San Antonio Spurs (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:20:20 GMT)

    Rondo, acquired by the Mavericks on Thursday, had 6 points and 9 assists in his first game with his new team.

  • [New York Times] Gallinari Leads Nuggets Past Pacers, 76-73 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:49:41 GMT)

    Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a key fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 76-73 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Ellis Leads Mavericks Over Spurs 99-93 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:25:45 GMT)

    Monta Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, to spark a late rally as the Dallas Mavericks beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93 Saturday in Rajon Rondo’s debut with the Mavericks.

  • [New York Times] Korver Leads Hawks Over Houston 104-97 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:46:46 GMT)

    Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Hornets End Winless Streak vs. Jazz, 104-86 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:10:54 GMT)

    Al Jefferson said he could have returned from a strained groin late in the fourth quarter.

  • [New York Times] Aldridge Leads Trail Blazers Over Pelicans 114-88 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:52:39 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Portland to a 114-88 win over the Pelicans Saturday night.

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